The Dixie Cups: Going To The Chapel Of Love- The Dixie Cups, "Chapel of Love" {lyrics} by The Dixie Cups, The Dixie Cups - You Should Have Seen The Way He


...
The Dixie Cups

Going To The Chapel Of Love By: The Dixie Cups

The Dixie Cups live at Rock 'n' Roll Palace with Frankie Ford

Welcome the Little Darlin's Rock 'n' Roll Palace, presented by Wolfman Jack and featuring Glen Stetson. Originally aired in 1988, Rock and Roll Palace brought you the best live performances from all your Rock and Roll and Motown favourites!

1. Frankie Ford - Roberta (0:19)
2. Frankie Ford - You Talk Too Much (5:31)
3. Frankie Ford - Alimony (8:08)
4. The Dixie Cups - Chapel of Love (12:01)
5. The Dixie Cups - Iko Iko (16:17)
6. Frankie Ford - S
"Chapel of Love" was written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector. Previously recorded by The Ronettes and The Blossoms, the definitive version of the song was recorded by The Dixie Cups in 1964.

The Dixie Cups: Lead vocals: Darlene Love
Backing vocals: Fanita James, Darlene Love, and Gracia Nitzsche
Instrumentation: The Wrecking Crew

My grandma and your grandma were sittin' by the fire
My grandma told your grandma:
"I'm gonna set your flag on fire"

Talkin' 'bout, Hey now! Hey now! I-KO I-KO un-day
Jock-a-mo fee-no ai na-ne
Jock-a-mo fee-na-ne

Look at my king all dressed in red , I-KO I-KO un-day
I betcha five dollars he'll kill you dead
Jock-a-mo fee-na-ne

My flag boy and your flag boy were sittin' by the fire
My flagboy told your flagboy:
"I'm gonna set your flag on fire"

See that guy all dressed in green? I-KO I-KO un-day
He's not a man, he's a lovin' machine
Jock-a-mo fee-na-n
A '60s girl group, the Dixie Cups consisted of one cousin (Joan Marie Johnson) and two sisters (Barbara Ann Hawkins and Rosa Lee Hawkins). All three young ladies were from New Orleans, as was producer and singer Joe Jones, who discovered the talented threesome and took them to New York.

The trio was almost known as the Meltones -- or worse, Little Miss and the Muffets -- but the name Dixie Cups was settled on by 1964. That was the year the girls recorded the well-remembered song "Chapel of Love" on the Re

My grandma and your grandma
were sittin' by the fire
My grandma told your grandma:
"I'm gonna set your flag on fire"

Talkin' 'bout,
Hey now! Hey now!
I-KO I-KO un-day
Jock-a-mo fee-no ai na-ne
Jock-a-mo fee-na-ne

Look at my king all dressed in red,
I-KO I-KO un-day
I betcha five dollars he'll kill you dead
Jock-a-mo fee-na-ne

See that guy all dressed in green?
I-KO I-KO un-day
He's not a man, he's a lovin' machine
Jock-a-mo fee-na-ne

My flag boy and your flag boy
were sittin' by the fire
My flagboy told your flagboy:
"I'm gonna set your flag on fire"
Iko, Iko is a Mardi Gras song in which Indian tribes, dressed in extraordinary costumes, chant this song during a mock battle between the tribes. It has been translated in many ways and leaves a lot of room for interpretation. I included the lyrics.
Sisters Barbara Ann and Rosa Lee Hawkins and cousin Joan Marie Johnson
Waxahatchee performing "Dixie Cups And Jars" live at The Shacklewell Arms, London on June 13th, 2013.

All rights reserved to the artist. No copyright infringement intended.